iOS 11.3 0day Bug Discovered | Is it Useful for Jailbreak? iOS users, all over the world, can be divided into two communities. Jailbreak community and non-jailbreak community. iOS users falling into the category of jailbreak community are in a constant fear of losing their jailbreak as and when they update to the next version of the iOS operating system. With jailbreak becoming more hard, with every iOS version, the news of finding a 0day bug in iOS 11.3 seems like finding an oasis in a dry desert.
We all know that Apple has released the latest iOS 11.3 for public. On one hand non-jailbreak users are updating and enjoying the new version of the operating system while on the other hand jailbreak users are in a state of dilemma due to the risk of losing their jailbreak. However, the discovery of 0day bug in iOS 11.3 have, undoubtedly, shown a ray of hope to the jailbreak community.
What is 0day Bug? iOS 11.3 0day Bug Discovered
In technical terms a 0day bug is actually a software error which the hackers can easily exploit adversely, until the bug is fixed. This cyber attack towards a 0day bug is called as a zero-day attack or zero-day exploit.
“Day Zero”, in technical terms, is the day on which the vendor of the respective software learns about the issue. As on this day it is called as a 0day bug. If the bug is known for 30 days and not fixed then it will become a 30-day bug. The vendor creates patches or employs different ways to fix the bug.
Min Zheng, a Senior Security Engineer at Alibaba, has tweeted that a 0day bug is present. This 0day bug has actually survived the latest iOS 11.3 update. He also provided a screenshot displaying the Exception Type as well as Sub type. The screenshot also indicated the operating system version. Please see below.
As of now, no additional knowledge has been gained. Moreover, Zheng, probably is not interested to release the information pertaining to the bug in public. No clear indication of such type has been received from him yet. Hence, security community is actually helpless as of now. Without any kind of relevant information the work to fix the bug cannot be commenced.
Is 0day Bug Beneficial for Creating A Jailbreak for iOS 11.3?
There is no write-up, of the bug, released from Zheng yet.The jailbreak community has high hopes that work for creating the jailbreak can be started after the discovery of this 0bug. No doubt, the community is asking questions after questions from Zheng.
Nothing can be said as of now. But the jailbreak community definitely has a reason to cheer.This is because there is only one thing which can be said relevantly now.The discovery of 0day bug will decidedly be a big help to carry the jailbreak task forward. Stay tuned with us for the latest updates onto this.
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